U.S. government cybersecurity experts warned that “sophisticated threat actors” have been using new Russian malware variants, ComRAT and Zebrocy, in recent cyberattacks.
The first ever UEFI rootkit has been detected in the wild. As discovered by ESET security researchers, the Sednit APT group was behind the latest campaign that successfully installed a malicious UEFI rootkit dubbed LoJax on a victim system.
The Sofacy group (aka APT28, Fancy Bear, and Pawn Storm) have allegedly attacked and breached German government’s secure computer network. Many security experts believe the cyberespionage group has ties back to the Russian government.